Inuit Art Online Auction

March 1015, 2018
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LOT 89

Lot 89

FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)

FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)
Lot 89 Details
FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013), Montreal, Qc


colour photographs
signed, titled and dated 1979
19 x 13.5 in — 48.3 x 34.3 cm; 14.75 x 18.75 in — 37.5 x 47.6 cm

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $420
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)
  • FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)
  • FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)
  • FRED BRUEMMER (1929-2013)

Fred Bruemmer was a Canadian Latvian photographer who traveled throughout Arctic regions. He was a researcher and published countless articles for National Geographic, Canadian Geographic and other nature oriented publications. His famous photo of a white harp seal was featured in the book Photographs that Changed the World.

Camp at Bathurst is reproduced in Arctic Memories, Living with the Inuit by Fred Bruemmer, page 86.


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LOT 89

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